One doesn't have to live very long before we learn that Tough Times, adversity, and suffering are a regular part of life on our planet. The truth is that we live in a broken world.
Hmmm…it doesn’t take a long distance trip on social media these days to have feelings of anxiety and consternation involuntarily bubble up in our gut as we survey the current political landscape. Some of the blue language,attacking insults, acts of violence, and character assassinations–along with common shouts of dark concerns about the near future–all these
As followers of Jesus we make choices everyday. Will we: choose to obey or stray? Will we seek first His kingdom or not? Will we regularly invest in eternal treasure or not? Will we consistently serve Jesus and others or not? What we as believers chose to do now matters forever! Scripture tells us: choose wisely.
There is a great discipleship secret that exists in many corners of the Christian community. It is the prospect of eternal rewards for followers of Jesus. Can rewards be won or lost? The biblical truth about rewards is far too often a forgotten, neglected, unexplored truth. What does the Bible have to say about eternal rewards? You may be surprised!
Sometimes clouds of confusion and consternation seem to overwhelm our vision of culture and life. As always, we need biblical perspective.
There's a common myth floating around the Christian community. The heart of this myth is that the spiritual life we are called to live is something that an individual does alone with Jesus. Just a "me 'n Jesus" approach. The myth of a solitary spiritual life is not only incorrect, connection with others in our spiritual life is a core element in God's plan for us. Community with others runs deep in God's spiritual economy!